Roanoke City Treasurer Evelyn Powers To Retire, Setting Up Potential Special Election

City treasurer since 2003, Evelyn Powers will retire with a 43-year career in Roanoke government.

Evelyn Powers has served as city treasurer since 2003. Her retirement caps a 43-year career with the city, with Powers having previously worked in the municipal auditing department. PHOTO BY HENRI GENDREAU FOR THE ROANOKE RAMBLER

Longtime Roanoke City Treasurer Evelyn Powers will retire at the end of July, which may set up a special election for the term expiring at the end of 2025.